Fair Labor Association

Type: Organization
Name: Fair Labor Association
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Apple Strengthens Growing U.S. Supply Chain With ‘SupplierPay’ Pledge

In an unusual move for a company that is notoriously secretive when it comes to revealing details about its supply chain, Apple ( NASDAQ:AAPL ) recently touted its substantial investment in U.S.-based suppliers over the past year. Apple’s U.S. supply ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

UVM Joins Worker Rights Consortium

The University of Vermont has become affiliated with the Worker Rights Consortium (WRC), joining more than 180 U.S. colleges and universities. Chris McCabe, assistant vice president of marketing and business development, made the announcement. The Worker ... [Published University of Vermont - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Helping Côte d’Ivoire’s women in cocoa communities

Nestlé has pledged to redouble its efforts to improve the lives of women in cocoa communities in Côte d'Ivoire, from where it sources much of the cocoa for its chocolate."Women need a voice and we need not only to listen, but to amplify their voices to ... [Published Noodls - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

ZDHC develops & tests environmental audit protocol tool

July 10, 2014 (Global) The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Group announces the development and testing of a comprehensive environmental audit protocol tool, meeting another critical milestone outlined in the Joint Roadmap, Version 2. This ... [Published Fibre 2 Fashion - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Samsung's China suppliers failing work rules

Samsung Electronics has singled out 59 of its suppliers in China for failing to ensure proper work conditions and equipment at their manufacturing plants.What's Hot on ZDNet Facebook: Unethical, untrustworthy, and now downright harmful Top Android smartphones ... [Published ZDNet - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

How to build an ethical supply chain

Ethics aren't just for good people - they're for good businesses. Demand for ethical supply chains are fast becoming necessary for businesses, big and small.Businesses are under pressure to behave more ethically: and especially to understand their corporate ... [Published Real Business - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Foxconn blames employee suicides on 'personal problems' - boasts about 24hr robot factories

The CEO of Foxconn, the Taiwanese company that manufactures some of the world’s most popular gadgets, has blamed employee suicides on "personal relationships or family disputes" – not factory working conditions. Speaking to investors last Wednesday, chief ... [Published The Independent - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Slave children used by major corporations to make chocolate

© ultraculture.orgLawsuit alleging that Nestlé, ADM and Cargill benefit from child slavery in their cocoa supply chain in back in court, throwing new light on decades-old concern that the chocolate industry is built on the backs of slave childrenSwiss ... [Published Sott.net - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 2 reports

MEC announces new in-house line of Fair Trade Certified(TM) apparel

Canadian retail co-operative will offer its Fair Trade Certified t-shirts starting this summerCanadian outdoor retailer Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) today announced the launch of its first in-house line of Fair Trade CertifiedTM apparel. Fair Trade ... [Published Individual.com - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Nestlé expresses commitment to prevent Child Labour

He said this when Nestle joined the world to celebrate World Day Against Child Labour in Accra.Nestlé, the world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness Company, has expressed its commitment to preventing the use of child labour in all cocoa growing ... [Published Ghana News Agency - Jun 13 2014]
First reported May 07 2014 - Updated May 07 2014 - 1 reports

A Prisoner’s Desperate Plea from China Tucked into a Saks Fifth Ave. Shopping Bag

SOURCE: Social Accountability International (SAI) DESCRIPTION: NEW YORK, May 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ - A prisoner’s desperate plea from China tucked into a Saks Fifth Ave. shopping bag has catapulted into the viral stratosphere. Behind the catapult is ... [Published theCSRfeed - May 07 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

PrAna Puts People First With Fair Trade Certified Styles

Doing Business While Doing Good PrAna is steadily increasing its Fair Trade USA certified offerings, helping to support communities, strengthen local economies and above all, do good for the people who make its clothing and accessories.“At prAna, we’re ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 16 2014]

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"UVM has been a member of the Fair Labor Association for a number of years,” McCabe said. “It was a natural progression to add the WRC to our list of affiliate organizations who provide a foundation for workers rights in factories all over the world. I would like to thank our students, staff in the UVM Bookstore and members of the Burlington community for their thoughtful attention to this process. proving once again that the idea of social justice is a core value in the UVM community.”"
...a basis both for audits and as a standalone self-assessment tool to aid facilities of any size in self-education and calibration to industry norms. "It is the ZDHC Group's vision that version 2.0 will be endorsed and included in the suite of tools currently in use by SAC, OIA, GSCP, LWG, Better Work, Fair Labor Association and move, towards scaled adoption and a new approach in the apparel and footwear industry for chemical and environmental management" said Cheryl Kreindler, ZDHC Programme Manager...
"Women need a voice and we need not only to listen, but to amplify their voices to help them be heard" said Sandra Martinez, Nestlé's Senior Vice-President for Global Confectionery
Charlie Ross, founder of UK-based ethical fashion/textile supplier  Offset Warehouse  says: "Where a supplier has stated that they are fair-trade or organic etc, we ask for certificates. The most widely recognised certifications we have on [our] site are Fairtrade, Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) and WFTO - the World Fair Trade Organisation."

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Apple Strengthens Growing U.S. Supply Chain Wit... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 8 hours ago]
Apple Strengthens Growing U.S. Supply Chain Wit... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 8 hours ago]
UVM Joins Worker Rights Consortium [Published University of Vermont - Jul 11 2014]
ZDHC develops & tests environmental audit proto... [Published Fibre 2 Fashion - Jul 10 2014]
Helping Côte d’Ivoire’s women in cocoa communities [Published Noodls - Jul 09 2014]
Samsung's China suppliers failing work rules [Published ZDNet - Jul 02 2014]
How to build an ethical supply chain [Published Real Business - Jul 02 2014]
Foxconn blames employee suicides on 'personal p... [Published The Independent - Jun 30 2014]
Slave children used by major corporations to ma... [Published Sott.net - Jun 18 2014]
MEC announces new in-house line of Fair Trade C... [Published Individual.com - Jun 18 2014]
MEC Announces New In-House Line of Fair Trade C... [Published theCSRfeed - Jun 18 2014]
Nestlé expresses commitment to prevent Child La... [Published Ghana News Agency - Jun 13 2014]
A Prisoner’s Desperate Plea from China Tucked i... [Published theCSRfeed - May 07 2014]
PrAna Puts People First With Fair Trade Certifi... [Published PRWeb - Apr 16 2014]
Apple Supplier Hon Hai Kicks Off a Hiring Spree [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Mar 10 2014]
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Apple Strengthens Growing U.S. Supply Chain Wit... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 8 hours ago]
In an unusual move for a company that is notoriously secretive when it comes to revealing details about its supply chain, Apple ( NASDAQ:AAPL ) recently touted its substantial investment in U.S.-based suppliers over the past year. Apple’s U.S. supply ...
MEC Announces New In-House Line of Fair Trade C... [Published theCSRfeed - Jun 18 2014]
Canadian retail co-operative will offer its Fair Trade Certified t-shirts starting this summer SOURCE: Fair Trade USA DESCRIPTION: Vancouver, BC / Oakland, California, June 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Canadian outdoor retailer Mountain Equipment Co-op ...
A Prisoner’s Desperate Plea from China Tucked i... [Published theCSRfeed - May 07 2014]
SOURCE: Social Accountability International (SAI) DESCRIPTION: NEW YORK, May 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ - A prisoner’s desperate plea from China tucked into a Saks Fifth Ave. shopping bag has catapulted into the viral stratosphere. Behind the catapult is ...
Apple Supplier Hon Hai Kicks Off a Hiring Spree [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Mar 10 2014]
Apple ( NASDAQ:AAPL ) supplier Hon Hai Precision Industry – also known as Foxconn – has initiated a major recruitment drive in Taiwan as it seeks to add 15,000 employees to its workforce of over 1 million, reports Reuters . According to Chu ...
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